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How to Care for Baby's Skin This Summer - The February Fox
Thank you Baby Dove for sponsoring this post. When my first son, Fox, was a baby it was painfully obvious that he had sensitive skin. From the day he was born we battled with redness and dry, flaky skin, but as soon as he began taking baths it grew exponentially worse. His pediatrician recommended bathing him less (a.k.a. only when he was stinky or dirty) but elongating the time between baths became less of an option with summertime romps in the grass, sand, or sprinkler. We knew skipping baths wasn’t an option, so we dug deeper into what we could do to help nourish his skin during and after bath time. Do you know what the skin microbiome is? The microbiome is the living, outermost layer of skin that touches all of the seasonal elements plus nasty stuff like germs, UV, pollution, and sometimes products. Its purpose is to protect babies’ skin. Because of these important functions, it’s necessary to use products that help support a healthy skin microbiome. Instead of decreasing the number of baths, we switched over to Baby Dove Rich Moisture Tip to Toe Wash and Baby Dove Rich Moisture Lotion. Fox still uses these products to …